Fine Arts and Art Conservation

1. Possible subject areas for a PhD project include:

−> fine arts and art conservation
−> interdisciplinary subjects

2. The recruitment procedure is carried out in the form of a competition, where points are assigned for each step of the evaluation process:

a) An artistic-research project (0-15 pts.), which may be the subject of the prospective PhD dissertation. The project should be written in Polish or English and should contain visual documentation. The project is evaluated by the members of the Fine Arts and Art Conservation selection committee. The average of points granted by each of the reviewers in the following categories constitutes a final evaluation of the project:

−> formulating the artistic-research objective (0-6 pts.)
−> proposed artistic methodology (0-3 pts.)
−> originality and cognitive value (0-4 pts.)
−> feasibility of the project (0-2 pts.)

b) An interview (0-20 pts.), the aim of which is verification of the candidate’s knowledge and interests in the area of art and culture on the basis of the proposed project as well as their general knowledge in the selected discipline. The interview may be conducted in Polish or English. The final evaluation of the interview is the average of points awarded by each member of the Selection Committee in the following categories:

−> oral presentation of the artistic-research project (0-5 pts.)
−> justification / defense of the project as well as awareness of its social and ethical dimension (0-5 pts.)
−> participating in a discussion concerning art (0-5 pts.)
−> general knowledge in the discipline (0-5 pts.)

c) Evaluation of scholarly activity in the last five years (0-7 pts.):

−> individual and collective exhibitions (0-5 pts.)
−> awards and honours (0-1 pt.)
−> scholarships (0-1 pt.)

Relevant certificates / confirmations must be submitted.